Regional accounts for 2019 are now available. Grand Casablanca, Rabat-Salé-Kénitra and Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima are the three regions that contribute more than half of Morocco's GDP.
The High Commission for Planning (HCP) proceeded, in accordance with international national accounting standards, to the preparation of regional accounts for the year 2019. These accounts present the Gross Domestic Product by region.
Regional GDP: Casablanca in the lead
The regional accounts established for 2019 show a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 58% for these three regions.
In detail, regions that are advancing faster than others. Casablanca-Settat created 31.8% of the national wealth, while Rabat-Salé-Kénitra and Tanger-Tétouan-Al Hoceima contributed respectively, to the tune of 15.3% and 10.9%, specifies the HCP in its note.
Five regions generated 34.7% of the GDP, namely, the Regions of Marrakech-Safi with 8.5%, Fès-Meknes (8.4%), Souss-Massa (6.7%), Béni Mellal-Khénifra (6%) and the Oriental (5.1%).
The regions of Drâa-Tafilalet and the three southern regions contributed only 7.1% to the creation of GDP in value terms, with 2.6% and 4.5% respectively.
Under these conditions, the disparities in the creation of wealth between the regions have become more pronounced, notes the same source, noting that the average absolute difference (the average of the absolute differences between the GDP of the different regions and the average regional GDP) rose from 62.7 billion dirhams (billion dirhams) in 2018 to 63.9 billion dirhams in 2019.